Clinton calls for steps to address police shootings
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Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonSusan Collins signals she won't campaign against Biden Cuccinelli says rule forcing international students to return home will 'encourage schools to reopen' Clinton labels ICE decision on international students 'cruel' and 'unnecessary' MORE on Tuesday announced support for bias training and nationwide use-of-force guidelines for police officers in order to curb the "tragedy of black men and women and black children being killed in police incidents." 

"Everyone in every community benefits when there is respect for the law and when everyone is respected by the law," she said during a rally in New Hampshire just minutes after Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersJoe Biden wins New Jersey primary Biden wins Delaware primary Military madness in the age of COVID-19 MORE (I-Vt.) endorsed her presidential campaign. 
 
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She called on both the law enforcement community and the civilian population to "develop national guidelines for the use of force by police officers." Those guidelines would presumably give officers more objective protocols to help limit the use of deadly force. She also backed implicit bias training for police officers to help cut down on snap judgments by officers made solely based on race.  
 
Clinton's call comes just days after the two high-profile deaths of black men involved in altercations with police. In Minnesota, a police officer shot Philando Castile in a car during a traffic stop. And in Louisiana, Alton Sterling was selling CDs near a convenience store when police tried to hold him down in a parking lot and he was shot.
 
Those deaths sparked protest across the nation, including in Dallas, where a gunman opened fire on police working at the protest and killed five officers last Thursday night.
 
Clinton argued that the recent events underscore her push to ban the sale of certain high-powered weapons. 
 
"Surely we can agree that weapons of war have no place on the streets of America," she said. 
 
“Our police should never have to face a madman, a racist, a person filled with hatred with an assault weapon. We owe it to every officer who puts his or her life on the line to protect us, so let’s protect them.”